Strategic Command is critical for the not so Bread & Butter incidents. Having an Office that can manage the rapidly changing conditions and a stationary place to assist in designating who will be tasked with what is of the upmost importance for a good outcome. The Fire Service seems to want one size/type fits all and that just doesn’t work with the diversity of districts and staffing. Then add in the diversity of incidents and we should understand that some incidents will need Tactical Command and some will need
Or West-coast and East-coast Command types. We need both and should understand both. There is no one size fits all. Tactics Put Out Fires and the proper command can enhance all companies Tactical abilities through Great Coaching with pre-incident training that covers apparatus positioning and incident assignments based on arrival. How prepared are you for the Big One?